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I am using ROS electric on Ubuntu 11.10..

I want to use kinect for SLAM. In this process I can't get the map generated

using rgbdslam package and I don't know how to obtain the rgb and depth data

generated by the sensor. Just look display ( roslaunch rgbdslam

kinect+rgbdslam.launch )Where is the map, the rgbd data stored and how can I

obtain it?

I am new to this thing.

somebody help me~~

Originally posted by hahaha on ROS Answers with karma: 1 on 2012-07-18

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Comment by Felix Endres on 2012-07-19:
Take care in tagging, you misspelled rgbdslam


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In the gui that is brought up with that launch file, there is a save option in the file menu. If you want to view the model outside ros, I recommend you save it as a .ply file. It's a more common 3D model. It takes a while to save the data (It's a big file).

Originally posted by allenh1 with karma: 3055 on 2012-07-18

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